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  British Library The British Library
Project Partner for this website. The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and one of the world's greatest libraries.
  Captain Cook Birthplace Museum Captain Cook Birthplace Museum
The author of this website. The museum looks at the life and voyages of the 18th century explorer Captain James Cook. It stands in the picturesque landscaped grounds of Stewart Park, very close to Cook's birthplace.
  Middlesbrough Borough Council Middlesbrough Council
Marton in Middlesbrough is Cook’s birthplace and the location of project partner - the Captain Cook Birthplace Museum.
  Dorman Museum The Dorman Museum
The Dorman Museum re-opened in 2003 after a three year programme of major alterations and construction. The museum now offers a greater range of themed display galleries and full disabled access.
  NEMLAC NEMLAC
is the regional strategic development body for Museums, Libraries and Archives in the North East of England.
  Hancock Museum Hancock Museum
The North of England's premier Natural History Museum unravels the secrets of the natural world through sensational galleries and close encounters with reptiles and insects.
  Captain Cook Memorial Museum Captain Cook Memorial Museum
The Museum has a collection of exhibits about Cook's Whitby years and his later achievements, and includes unique items of great historical importance.
  The Captain Cook Tourism Association The Captain Cook Tourism Association
Marketing the area from Whitby to Teesside under the banner of our greatest explorer and navigator, the Association has done much to present a positive and welcoming image for the area.
  Wakefield Art Gallery Wakefield Art Gallery
Wakefield Art Gallery supplied some of the images on this site. The gallery hosts a good collection of British modern artists and sculptors.
  British Museum British Museum
The British Museum holds in trust for the nation and the world a collection of art and antiquities from ancient and living cultures.
  National Maritime Museum National Maritime Museum
The Museum works to illustrate for everyone the importance of the sea, ships, time and the stars and their relationship with people.
  Royal Society
Royal Society
As the UK national academy of science founded in 1660, the Royal Society plays a crucial role as the champion of top quality science and technology. The Society donated images to this site.
  The University of London Library The University of London Library
The University of London Library donated images to this site. It is one of the major academic libraries of the United Kingdom.
  Captain Cook Society Captain Cook Society
A Society for everyone interested in James Cook (1728-1779)
  Tees Archaeology Tees Archaeology
Tees Archaeology is the official archaeological service for the four unitary local authorities of Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees.
  Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum
The Schoolroom Museum in Great Ayton is housed in a building once used as a charity school.
The museum features a reconstruction of a schoolroom of the early eighteenth century.
  Charles O’Connor

Charles O’Connor
Charles O’Connor’s music features on the ‘Who was Cook?’ page.

  Media Vision
Media Vision
Website designers for this site.
  Why not visit:
Collect Britain


www.collectbritain.co.uk/galleries
for Grimm's sketches of 18th century
Northumberland and Durham.
  www.lindisfarnegospels.org www.lindisfarnegospels.org
for information about
the Lindisfarne Gospels.
  SOPNE www.newcastle.gov.uk/sopne
for images of the NE region.
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